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On behalf of the United States of America, I offer my best wishes and heartfelt congratulations to the people of Jordan as you commemorate the 77th anniversary of your independence on May 25.

On this anniversary it is fitting to celebrate the long history of friendship and partnership between our two countries and peoples. The United States and Jordan share an enduring, strategic relationship deeply rooted in shared interests and values. We appreciate the important role Jordan plays in promoting peace and security across the region and countering violent extremism. We also laud your commitment to implementing domestic reforms crucial to Jordan’s future prosperity.

In an increasingly complex world, the United States knows we can rely on Jordan when facing difficult situations and challenges. We also remain committed to inclusive and sustainable growth in Jordan, as demonstrated through our new Memorandum of Understanding.

We are grateful to be such close partners and friends. As you celebrate Jordan’s National Day, the United States wishes the people of Jordan peace and prosperity in the upcoming year and beyond.

U.S. Department of State

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